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Top Things to Do in Cephalonia, Greece, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Myrtos Beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Myrtos Beach ( Greek: Παραλία Μύρτου [Míːrtɒs]) is in the region of Pylaros, in the north-west of Kefalonia island, in the Ionian Sea of Greece. Myrtos beach lies between the feet of two mountains, Agia Dynati and Kalon Oros (901m).

Petani Beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Petani beach is recognised for its great beauty, with many visitors comparing it with a smaller version of Myrtos Beach. It is a blue-flag beach. A favoured activity is evening swimming before watching changing colours on the sea as the sun sets in the West.

Vatsa Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vatsa Bay (Vazza) is a bay on the southern tip of Paliki peninsula of Kefalonia, Greece. This is an area that lies away from the main towns and villages in Kefalonia and preserves a rural charm for the visitor. There is no public transport, and access has to be by car.

Skala, Cephalonia

Skala ( Greek: Σκάλα) is a picturesque village located in the municipal unit of Eleios-Pronnoi, some 39 km south from the island's main town of Argostoli and 14 km SW of Poros, in the south of Cephalonia, one of the Ionian Islands of Greece. During the summer, Skala becomes a popular holiday destination.

Lepeda Beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A short, steep, well-made road leads down to the beach area. The beach has a single small shop selling drinks. It is possible to hire a sunshade. A volleyball net is often in place.

Gerasimus of Kefalonia

Saint Gerasimos of Kefalonia (Greek: Άγιος Γεράσιμος) is the patron saint of the island of Kefalonia in Greece. Gerasimos (1506-1579) came from the aristocratic and wealthy Notaras family. He was ordained a Monk at Mount Athos, went to Jerusalem for 12 years, spent some time in Crete and Zakynthos and in 1555 arrived on Kefalonia.

Siege of the Castle of St. George

The Siege of the Castle of Saint George occurred from 8 November 1500 until 24 December 1500, when following a series of Venetian disasters at the hands of the Turks, the Spanish-Venetian army under Captain Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba succeeded in capturing the Turkish stronghold of Cephalonia.

Xi Beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Xi Beach is situated in the south of the Paliki peninsula of Kefalonia, Greece and part of the district Mantzavinata near the town Lixouri.

Archaeological Museum of Argostoli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The museum contains an intensive collection of Mycenaean artifacts. These include excavations at the Mycenaean cemetery of Lakkithra such as a Mycenaean kylix dating from the 12th century B.C., which is a conical cup, decorated with cross-hatched triangles and a gold necklace from made from pairs of gold spirals and intentionally twisted, also dating to the 12th century B.C.